The Australian Schoolboys rugby league team is the national representative team for secondary school students aged 16 to 18 in Australia. First selected in 1972, and selected annually since 1978, the team has competed against counterparts in New Zealand, England and France amongst others. Since its inception, close to 500 former Australian Schoolboys representatives have gone onto to play first grade rugby league, with over 150 also going on to play senior representative football.